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The coronation of Ferdinand I of Aragon
Fernando I is elected King of Aragon by the Caspe compromise .
Portrait of Jan Hus, from the book by Johann Agricola published in Wittenberg in 1562: "Portraits of several princes and lords at the time of the Reformation"
The reformer Jan Hus
has to flee Prague .
Sarcophagus of Magarethe in Roskilde Cathedral
Margarethe I , founder of the Kalmar Union , dies.
1412 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 860/861 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 1404/05
Aztec calendar 10th tubes - Matlactli Acatl (until the end of January / beginning of February: 9th rabbit - Chicuhnahui Tochtli )
Buddhist calendar 1955/56 (southern Buddhism); 1954/55 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 68th (69th) cycle

Year of the water dragon壬辰 ( at the beginning of the year metal rabbit 辛卯)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 774/775 (turn of the year April)
Iranian calendar 790/791
Islamic calendar 814/815 (turn of the year April 12/13)
Jewish calendar 5172/73 (September 7/8)
Coptic calendar 1128/29
Malayalam calendar 587/588
Seleucid era Babylon: 1722/23 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 1723/24 (turn of the year October)

Spanish era 1450
Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 1468/69 (turn of the year April)


Politics and world events

Holy Roman Empire

Filippo Maria Visconti
on a medal from Pisanello

Other events in Central Europe



Southern and Western Europe


  • May: Faraj , Sultan of the Mamluks in Egypt , is overthrown and murdered at the instigation of the legal scholars. In September, at their insistence, the Abbasid caliph al-Mustain agreed to take over the office. He appoints al-Mu'aiyad Sheikh as commander-in-chief of the armed forces. This succeeds in isolating him completely and causes him to abdicate in November in his favor.


Culture and society

  • Pentecost: The Kötzting pastor receives safe escort to Steinbühl from Kötzting boys. From this, the Kötztinger Pentecost develops on the basis of a vow .
Probably Johann Ember's coat of arms on the southern front of the Liberei
  • Johann Ember , pastor of the Andreas Church in Braunschweig , donates his manuscripts and has the Liberei built for this , the first public library north of the Alps. The exact execution of the construction will be regulated in detail on September 25th . The construction itself takes 10 years.



Date of birth saved

Exact date of birth unknown

Born around 1412


Date of death secured

Grave of Albrecht III
Statue of Margaret I by Herman Wilhelm Bissen

Exact date of death unknown

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